Can You Beat The System?

An interactive simulation game to help pupils understand the global food system

Can your pupils beat the system? Playing this game will help them understand the global food system, and the impact it has on millions of small scale farmers who struggle as a result of its unfairness.

Working in teams they will learn more about the role of the global food market, multinational companies, food and cash crops, and experience the challenges small scale farmers face first hand. Pupils will also learn how the actions of governments, multinational companies and farmers themselves can make the system work better for everyone.

Can You Beat The System? Video

Use this video to bring the game for life. The Teacher's Guide gives instructions alongside video timings.


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